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Windows 10 will not install ".NET Framework 3.5 (includes .NET 2.0 and 3.0)" in a WSUS environment. Error Code: 0x800F0954

Last Modified: 2020-10-06
I need to install :
".NET Framework 3.5 (includes .NET 2.0 and 3.0)"

on multiple Windows 10 as its required by older software.

When I try to install it I get :

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Error message

Windows couldn't complete the requested changes.

The changes couldn't be completed.  Please reboot your computer and try again.

Error Code: 0x800F0954

The customer has WSUS and Windows 10 appears to be trying ot get this install from WSUS.

Why can't it find it / get it from WSUS ?  And why can't it download from Microsoft directly if that fails ?
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